The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut on the spectacle of Lebanese weddings, as many Lebanese couples are willing to spend big, making a point of enjoying the big day despite the country's unstable politics and poverty.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the debate in Lebanon over the exact nature of Iran's relationship with the militant group Hezbollah; some see it as a sinister influence over Lebanon, as the country's political factions continue to clash.
Israel also returned the bodies of nearly 200 Lebanese and Palestinian militants as part of its prisoner swap with Hezbollah today, and The World's Aaron Schachter looks at what today's prisoner exchange means for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
Lebanon is enjoying a boom in its real estate and banking industries. The World's Aaron Schachter reports that the country's success is due to smart banking practices and the the high price tag for land.
The continuing demonstrations against the regime in Syria are affecting life in next door Lebanon. As Ben Gilbert reports, officials there worried that pro and anti-Syrian forces will clash and create instability in their country.
Syria's opposition claims the government in Damascus is working with the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah. Anchor Aaron Schachter finds out more from Thanassis Cambanis, a fellow with The Century Foundation who's written extensively about Hezbollah.